[ via BBC News / Technology ] 23 Dec
The eagerly anticipated Raspberry Pi home computer is about to go into production in January 2012.
The $25 (£16) machine is being created in the hope that it will inspire a new generation of technology whizz kids. The Pi uses an Arm chip similar to that found in mobile phones and is intended to run a version of the Linux open source operating system.
The idea for Raspberry Pi came from video game veteran David Braben who was searching for a way to inspire young people to start a career in technology.
Read details at: BBC News / Technology